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A festival celebrating New York’s modern design with tours of the city’s most coveted interiors
September 27–October 4, 2013
Background Photo Credit: Union Square Duplex, Resolution: 4 Architecture

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Photographs: Albert Vecerka / Esto; Laura Crosta (Jen & Roy Leone).

Meatpacking Loft

The 2,880-square-foot loft is located in an 1890s printing factory built by John Jacob Astor in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. The building, a hybrid structure of heavy timber, cast iron, and masonry construction, was converted a century later into loft apartments with little respect to the building's history or character. LEONE DESIGN STUDIO'S goal was to create a casual yet luxurious living space that embraced, rather than negated, the industrial quality of the historic structure.

The owners, a family with two young sons, work in the fashion industry and they wanted a space to accommodate their lifestyle while reflecting their personality and taste. The renovation TRANSFORMED THE LOFT into a SERIES OF bright, open SPACES, with DECOR by designer Jon Call. The sophisticated palette of pale, natural materials contrasts the existing wood and steel structure and captures the pared-down luxury and subtle lines that are the hallmarks of the owners' style and brand.

Jen and Roy Leone
Leone Design Studio

This Brooklyn-based team of Jen and Roy Leone have designed and built a range of project types and scales, including residential, commercial and pro-bono projects. Their work is a collaborative process that engages clients and artisans to create custom solutions to space and lifestyle. Roy Leone has an extensive background and interest in design/build and is a licensed architect in the states of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Jennifer Bloom Leone holds a Masters of Architecture from Yale University, where she received the prestigious Winchester Traveling Fellowship. She previously worked for Gluck Plus.

Interior Designer
Jon Call
Mr Call Designs

Jon Call studied architecture in Seattle before moving to New York to work for Diamond Baratta. After that, he worked for Shawn Henderson before striking out on his own company, Mr Call Designs, in 2010. The name of the firm, a somewhat cheeky reference to the days when designers were known by Mr. or Mrs., embodies Call's spirit: he winks, rather than nods, at the past. His company achieves a tailored take on classic style that is American in the broad, free-spirited sense of the word. Above all, Call aims to give his clients spaces that balance comfort with "the luxury of a room with personality."

Join us for this exclusive opportunity to go behind the scenes and tour New York’s most coveted interiors.



See the Homes:

Saturday: Manhattan
14th Street Loft
Fractal Pad
Lafayette Townhouse
Meatpacking Loft

Sunday: Brooklyn
Dean Street Townhouse
Flavor Paper Pad
Pacific Street Trio
Salle Residence
State Street Townhouse

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Enjoy access to ALL CITY MODERN events including:
• Meet the Architects event
• Manhattan Home Tours
• Brooklyn Home Tours
• ALL panel discussion throughout the week

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Enjoy access to ALL PANEL DISCUSSIONS during the city modern week, from September 27 through October 4.

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